Centennial College Certificate: Leadership and Inclusion

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The CCDI is proud to partner with Centennial College on the development of their “Leadership and Inclusion Certificate” program. The Centennial Certificate in Leadership and Inclusion has been developed by CCDI and Centennial College with the goal of educating today’s professionals to become the inclusive leaders of tomorrow.

About the Centennial Certificate in Leadership and Inclusion:

The Certificate offers an opportunity to:

  • examine local and global trends in today’s workplaces,
  • understand the impact of diversity and inclusion on organizational culture,
  • develop personal leadership skills,
  • develop change management skills, and
  • identify the successful leadership strategies and practices that promote inclusion.

Time Commitment: The Certificate consists of 4 online courses that span 10 weeks each. The total student effort will be approximately 30 hours per course or approximately 3 hours per week.

Method of Delivery: The courses are delivered entirely online (currently only available in English) via the eCentennial learning portal. Lessons will be delivered through recorded webinars, videos, simulations, readings, and online discussions with facilitators and other students.

Who Should Register: The program has been designed for busy working people managers and experienced individual contributors who aspire to leadership positions and who are interested in learning how to be inclusive leaders. Learner profiles:

  • team leader, supervisor, or manager;
  • project manager or program manager;
  • experienced individual contributor in any line of business who aspires to management or leadership positions.

This Certificate would be relevant to people working in the public, non-profit, or private sector; in any industry, and any size of organization. Because the courses are delivered online, learners can take this certificate from anywhere in the world. However, keep in mind: materials will emphasize Canadian diversity and inclusion issues.

Cost & Enrollment Details:

Course Registration:

  • Number of Courses: 4 Courses
    (30 hrs. per course)
  • Cost Per Course: $495.
  • Enrollment is limited to 15 participants
  • Next Cohort starts April 4, 2016.

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(All matters of inquiry regarding registration for this program should be directed to Centennial College.)

Virtual Open House:

Interested in learning more about the CCLI program before registering? CCDI and Centennial College are proud to host several Virtual Open House sessions, where you can hear directly from the course facilitators. These sessions will be open to the public and free of charge.

Virtual Open House Dates:

 Virtual Open House Registration:

There are no Virtual Open Houses scheduled at this time. Check back again soon! 

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Testimonials from Current Students:

“I have been in leadership positions for over 10 years and the program so far has furthered my understanding of the importance of embracing diversity and adhering to equitable practices. It has provided me with knowledge and skills which I apply in my daily decision making. I look forward to completing this program and acquiring this additional credential.”C.K., Manager of Operations.

“I’m in the current cohort of this course and am really enjoying it. We have a mixture of people from across the country with different levels of expertise which makes for interesting discussions. I would recommend it to anyone interested in this topic.”C.B., HR Manager, Staffing & Recruitment.

“The partnership between CCDI and Centennial College created a rich and interactive Diversity & Inclusion course content that is relevant and unique to the Canadian marketplace. As a leader and change agent, it enriched me personally and also provided me with increased knowledge and awareness to meet today’s diverse business needs.” – J.P., Manager, Talent Acquisition Programs.

“I’ve found this course highly beneficial in expanding my self-awareness while building key leadership skills related to diversity and inclusion. Students benefit from CCDI’s expansive D&I expertise as well as Centennial’s administrative support and user-friendly online platform. Both CCDI and Centennial are highly supportive and responsive to the unique needs of this diverse student group from across the country. I look forward to continuing on in this program and would recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about diversity and inclusion. If you’re looking to learn more about a critically relevant and growing field, you’ve come to the right place.” – R.W., Policy and Program Adviser

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